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    by Published on 04-25-2014 01:24 AM
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    2. Featured Shave of the Day

    Pre-shave: homemade olive oil, castor oil, jojoba with sandalwood.
    Scuttle: old school OS mug from Pop-pop.
    Lather: Williams mug soap with a touch of
    by Published on 04-24-2014 07:10 PM
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    2. Monthly Beginner's Tips

    Hi Guys,

    Thought we could have a little fun with this months tip for the new guys.

    So, are you feeling the pressure??

    We see new guys all the time coming into the wetshaving community putting all kinds of pressure ...
    by Published on 04-01-2014 12:18 AM
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    2. The Million Thanks Club

    During the battle for the Japanese Island of Iwo Jima a Marine who would become my Boy Scout Scoutmaster and lifetime friend 'Owen Agenbroad' found a Japanese made folding straight razor in the coffin box it was purchased in along with a sharpening hone for the razor, there was handwriting inside of the coffin box. The items were in a demolished ...
    by Published on 03-25-2014 03:49 AM

    Hello Everyone,

    I have been shaving with a SR for about 6 weeks now. For the last 15 years, I just got out of the shower, grabbed a multi-blade cartridge shaver (mach-3 lately) and dry shaved. Took just seconds and was good enough for me.

    Then I remembered my first "shave" and had to try a SR again. ...
    by Published on 12-06-2013 01:30 PM
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    2. Voices from the Past

    William Greaves led a remarkable life.

    Born in 1752, little is known about his early years, or even how he started his business. There were a lot of men making things with steel and named William Greaves. There were, in general, a lot of men named William Greaves. ...
    by Published on 10-06-2013 05:44 PM

    First Night

    Itís almost impossible to put into words the feeling of excitement and anticipation of arriving in Perugia to meet the great Mastro Livi and have him create a work of art for my 40th birthday.
    It all started almost 6 months ago when I started to give serious consideration to what I should do to celebrate my 40th birthday. ...
    by Published on 08-20-2012 04:18 PM
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    2. News

    Ladies and Gentlemen, this is the prototype of the SRP Logo LE razor. It was made from a stencil custom razor maker, SRP member (PapaBull), Robert Williams did of the logo at the top of our page and is on the money. I should have it in hand early next week if not later today. It is a 6/8 with G-10 scales. As you can see the SRP logo is etched in the belly of the blade and Robert's trademark is on the tang mark side with the XII (year) etched on the reverse along with each razors individual # engraved by hand.

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    Every Other Day Shave?

    yup, I get better shaves off of a 2 day growth.

    But my whiskers come in so tough & dark I gotta shave in the AM every day.

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    Grinds my Gears: "Antique Stores."

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    TonyFranklin Today, 02:19 AM Go to last post

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    Here to represent

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    In my eight years or so of shaving with a straight razor I've noticed a tendency to play. I've played at various times with turning into a night shaver

    1OldGI Today, 02:11 AM Go to last post

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    Brush - Semogue1305
    Blade - DonJae Twin Shavettes
    - Dorko St 300 Platinum
    A/s - Pinuad

    Cantfindarazor Today, 02:06 AM Go to last post

    Kamisori help

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